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Bachelor of Law

University of Windsor, Canada

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 37,617

Course Accredited By

AACSB

  • 3 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 6% scholarship
For more than 50 years, Windsor Law has put people and their experiences at the centre of legal education through our teaching, research, advocacy and service. We use law as an adaptive tool for social change and offer a comprehensive and rigorous legal education.

Our focus on Access to Justice and Transnational Law shapes our programs, which provide a broad legal education and unique opportunities to learn practical justice skills in a supportive environment that nurtures lifelong relationships.

  • At Windsor Law, our greatest asset is our people who are committed to helping you explore and achieve your dreams. Our professors are engaged in important research about current and significant legal and social issues. Our staff is dedicated to the betterment of the student experience and our students work together to form a vibrant intellectual and social community. Your personal and professional success is our priority.
  • Windsor Law sits on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy, which is comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. We are committed to ensuring Indigenous legal traditions and perspectives are fully acknowledged and respected in our teaching, research and community engagement.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2023
  • May 2023
  • September 2023

No one single factor is solely determinative of admission to the law school. The Admissions Committee assesses applications in light of the criteria set out below and the chief source of information about applicants is that which is provided by them in their Personal Profile. Applicants should take care to present a full and rounded view of themselves in their Personal Profile. The admissions criteria and procedures for the current entering class are set out below.

  • OBJECTIVE: The objective of the admissions policy is to select students who will excel in the study of law and who have the potential to contribute creatively and meaningfully to the law school and the community.
  • CRITERIA: The majority of applicants are considered by the Admissions Committee in the framework of the following criteria:
  • UNIVERSITY PROGRAM: This category comprises undergraduate average and academic performance trends in light of relevant considerations; awards and prizes; the nature and content of the program taken; the level of any degree(s) or diplomas obtained.
  • WORK EXPERIENCE: Part-time, summer and full-time work experience is analyzed for signs of organizational and administrative skills as well as initiative. Vocational, professional or other special qualifications will be considered.
  • COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Contribution to the community (city/town; university; religious; etc.) will be assessed for indications of commitment to the community. Factors examined include the nature of the applicant’s participation in service clubs, community service organizations, religious, athletic, and social organizations
  • PERSONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Factors can include extracurricular activities, hobbies and special accomplishments; artistic and athletic accomplishments; communication skills and languages spoken.
  • CAREER OBJECTIVES: The applicant’s career objectives, including how and where the legal education will be employed, are considered.
  • PERSONAL CONSIDERATIONS: Personal factors affecting the applicant are recognized in this section. Any personal factors such as illness, bereavement, unusual family responsibilities or other such circumstances which may have some bearing on the applicant’s qualifications will be noted.
  • LAW SCHOOL ADMISSION TEST SCORES: All applicants must write the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).

ADMISSION DEADLINES

  • November 1 for first-year entry.
  • May 1 for upper-year & Dual JD entry.

LAW SERVICE COURSES

LAWS-2180. Environmental Law

  • This course is intended to provide non-law students with a background in environmental law with an emphasis on Ontario environmental legislation. Topics include: introduction to common law, public participation, jurisdictional issues, environmental assessment, Ontario regulations covering air, water
    and waste management, enforcement, compliance and alternatives to regulations.

LAWS-2190. Forensic Evidence and the Canadian Legal System

  • This course is designed as an introduction to the Common Law legal system in Canada and the place of forensic evidence in law. The following topics will be covered: the nature of law and the constitutional basis of legal authority in Canada; the court structure; the nature of the adversarial system and the criminal and civil process; burdens of proof and onus; a primer on the rules of evidence with special emphasis on the opinion of rule and the use of real and demonstrative evidence.
  • Program Type: Law
  • Major or Degree: LAW - JD
  • Course Load: Full Time
  • Fee Category: Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Term: Fall
  • Residence: Alumni Hall - Single in a 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Meal Plan: Full Meal Plan - moderate off campus flexibility.
  • Estimated Total $ 16226.08
  • Base Tuition $ 8778.15 Assessed each term

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